Discount Tire-America’s Tire Cup $25,000 Award to be Awarded This Weekend

Written by Global RallyCross Management. Posted in Features, News, Series News

Published on September 27, 2012 with No Comments

West Hollywood, CA (June 25, 2012) – Discount Tire-America’s Tire, the nation’s largest tire and wheel retailer, will award the Global Rallycross Championship Discount Tire-America’s Tire Cup worth $25,000 cash this Saturday evening at Round 5 of the GRC season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

With twenty points up for grabs in Las Vegas, twelve drivers still have a chance to win the title, which is currently led by Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan, tied at thirty-two points each. Travis Pastrana in the Red Bull / Discount Tire Dodge Dart lies fourth in the standings, just nine points shy of the lead.

The Global Rallycross Championship Discount Tire-America’s Tire Cup is a championship within a championship comprised of three rounds (#2 Texas Motor Speedway, #4 New Hampshire Motor Speedway and #5 Las Vegas Motor Speedway) of the six race 2012 Global Rallycross Championship.

“We are proud to be supporting the sport and drivers with this cash prize. It is exciting to see so many drivers still in the hunt”, said Discount Tire.

The competition is sure to be fierce as drivers battle it out to win the award. The Top Five include:

Tanner Foust 32 points

Brain Deegan 32 points

Samuel Hubinette 28 points

Travis Pastrana 23 points

Marcus Gronholm 21 points

Unfortunately, Gronholm will be sitting out this round under doctor’s orders, but is flying in from Finland to see the outcome of the Discount Tire-America’s Tire Cup.

Tune in September 30 at 6:00PM (EDT) on ESPN2 to see who earns the big check in Las Vegas.

 

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